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Steam locomotive to be restored and operate on the West Somerset...

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Great Western Railway (GWR) Castle Class No.7027 "Thornbury Castle", owned by JJP Holdings South West Ltd, will shortly move to the West Somerset Railway's (WSR)...

Steam locomotive No. 9466 announced as mystery guest loco for West...

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The West Somerset Railway (WSR) has announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 94XX No. 9466 is the mystery guest locomotive for their Spring Steam...

MR 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Class steam locomotives – Class...

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This week we turn to the Midland 3835 / LMS Fowler 4F Classes, 0-6-0 engines designed for freight work. Once looking at the background of...

West Somerset Railway add on for Train Sim World coming to...

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Dovetail Games has announced that they are bringing the West Somerset Railway add on to the Xbox One version of Train Sim World. This route is...

S&D 7F for Long-Term move to the North Norfolk Railway

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Somerset and Dorset (S&D) 7F No. 53809 will move residency from the West Somerset Railway (WSR) to the North Norfolk Railway (NNR). This comes as...

‘Mod Hall’ and ‘Auto Tank’ Confirmed for West Somerset’s Spring Steam...

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Great Western Railway (GWR) Modified Hall No. 6990 "Witherslack Hall" and GWR 14XX No. 1450 with Autotrailer No. 178 have been confirmed as visiting...

West Somerset Railway – 2018 Diesel Gala – Information

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The gala planning team at the West Somerset Railway (WSR) has announced details for their upcoming 2018 diesel gala. General details about the gala The theme...

First steam locomotive announced for The Watercress Line’s Autumn Steam Gala

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The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 7800 'Manor' Class No.7822 "Foxcote Manor" as the first guest...

Pullman Coach ‘Lydia’ arrives at the West Somerset Railway

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The West Somerset Railway has welcomed Pullman Car Lydia to the railway. The privately owned coach has come to the railway for recommissioning and...

Overhaul Progress on GWR Steam Locomotive No. 6695

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The team overhauling No. 6695 at the West Somerset Railway (WSR) has been making good progress. Rolling Chassis Recent work on the rolling chassis has focused...

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Book Review: Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters

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Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters was released a few months ago from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial record of some of the signal boxes across the mainline network.
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